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A curious peril : H.D.'s late modernist prose

Author: Lara Elizabeth Vetter
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that the trauma the modernist writer H.D. endured during World War II birthed a body of writing strikingly different from that of her earlier career. Vetter's study focuses on the author's post-war prose which has received little critical attention relative to her Imagist poetry. These postwar writings bring together the material, political world with the realm of the mystical and otherworldly--the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: H. D.; H. D.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Elizabeth Vetter
ISBN: 9780813054568 0813054567
OCLC Number: 960495834
Description: xii, 265 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: H.D.'s post-World War II writings : a chronology --
Introduction --
Part I. De-formations : trauma, genre, and The sword went out to sea. Autobiography and ghost story --
Mysticism and time travel --
Märchen and historical fiction --
Part II. Critique : gendered narratives of nation and imperialism. By Avon River, arranged marriage, and Shakespeare's empire --
Disappearing bodies in White rose and the red --
Interlude. The mystery --
Part III. Re-formations : postwar ethics and identity. Facing the past, becoming l'autre --
The invisible other : the psychoanalyst as spy.
Responsibility: Lara Vetter.

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Examines the prose penned by H.D. in the aftermath of World War II, a little-known body of work that has been neglected by scholars, and argues that the trauma H.D. experienced in London during the  Read more...

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